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Taft addresses ag and the environment

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Ohio Gov. Bob Taft responded to a set of questions concerning environmental issues and agriculture.

Minor breeds must make major strides

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy has listed Ayrshire, Guernsey and Milking Shorthorn dairy breeds on its watch list because they have shown a marked decline since 1970.

Ohio organic dairy market gaining

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Demand is strong for Bunker Hill’s organic cheese and Goshen Dairy is considering bottling organic fluid milk.

Redheaded goats find favor in Ohio

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Boer goats are meat goats native to South Africa, but they are also one of the hottest new farm animals in Ohio.

USDA adds $300 million bioenergy program

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Bioenergy producers who increase their purchases of corn, soybeans and other commodities to expand production of ethanol, biodiesel or other biofuels will be eligible for cash payments from the USDA.

Ag package includes direct payments and crop insurance reform

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Congress approves farm assistance package that includes crop insurance overhaul.

Butterflies free to fly: Study finds Bt corn safe for butterfly

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

A University of Illinois field test found a Bt corn variety had no adverse effect on black swallowtail caterpillars, but a lab test on a different event drew words of caution.

Intensive grazing, composting make Millers unique

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Knox County farmers Greg and Beverly Miller of Lone Pine Ranch, Howard, received the statewide Environmental Stewardship Award sponsored by the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association.

Ohio EPA gives Stoll Farms the green light

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final permit to allow Stoll Farms Inc. to expand its Wayne County dairy farm.

Opinion: It’s all in your perspective

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

In her weekly commentary, Editor Susan Crowell reminds readers that problems, like beauty, are in the eye of the beholder.

Ohio may be extinct as Corn Belt

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Ohio’s land values and land use are shifting from the Midwest into the Northeast.

Waste not: Dairyman tackles problem head on

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Smart farm management decisions earned Knox County dairyman Tom Freer one of five Environmental Stewardship Awards presented statewide by the Ohio Livestock Council.

Ohio Senate approves Mumper’s livestock bill

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

The Ohio Senate approved legislation May 24 to transfer regulation of large livestock operations from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Arrowhead has buffalo future in its cross hairs

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

A northeastern Ohio buffalo ranch is a world leader in buffalo genetics and DNA testing.

Select Sires gains power

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

The members of Select Sires and Sire Power have approved the merger of the two artificial insemination cooperatives.

Antiques Shows and Sales – Week of Nov. 2, 2000

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Check out this listing of antiques shows and sales advertised in Farm and Dairy.

Sebring model railroad club to hold open house

Thursday, November 2, 2000

One of the largest model railroads in northeastern Ohio will be running this month during a special public open house.

Bill Steel of Freedom, Beaver County, was re-elected to a third term as master of the Pennsylvania State Grange.

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Beaver County man elected master of Pa. State Grange for third term

Some say Issue 1 crucial for Ohio farmland preservation

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Passage of Ohio’s statewide Issue 1 would breathe life into the state’s farmland program by providing local governments with matching funds to buy farmland development rights, says one land use expert.

Dairy producers to get payments

Thursday, November 2, 2000

New market loss assistance payments to milk producers are expected to go out within the next few months. Ag appropriations bill also expands the dairy options program.

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